9780810988361

The Carter Family

  • ISBN 13:

    9780810988361

  • ISBN 10:

    0810988364

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 10/01/2012
  • Publisher: Harry N. Abrams

Note: Not guaranteed to come with supplemental materials (access cards, study guides, lab manuals, CDs, etc.)

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Summary

The Carter Family: Don't Forget This Songis a rich and compelling original graphic novel that tells the story of the Carter Familythe first superstar group of country musicwho made hundreds of recordings and sold millions of records. Many of their hit songs, such as "Wildwood Flower" and "Will the Circle Be Unbroken," have influenced countless musicians and remain timeless country standards. The Carter Family: Don't Forget This Songis not only a unique illustrated biography, but a moving account that reveals the family's rise to success, their struggles along the way, and their impact on contemporary music. Illustrated with exacting detail and written in the Southern dialect of the time, its dynamic narrative is pure Americana. It is also a story of success and failure, of poverty and wealth, of racism and tolerance, of creativity and business, and of the power of music and love. Includes bonus CD with original Carter Family music.

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